Today Rutgers launched a new HPC center at the university focused on the application of Big Data analytics in life sciences, finance, and other industries. As part of the newly created Rutgers Discovery Informatics Institute, the new HPC center will utilize supercomputing equipment and software provided by IBM.
There is immense potential here because Rutgers and IBM have some of the best minds in high-performance computing,” said Michael J. Pazzani, vice president for research and economic development and professor of computer science at Rutgers. “The ability to conduct data analysis on a large scale, leveraging the power of ‘big data,’ has become increasingly essential to research and development.”
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